once you start delivering the first missiles, there might be others to follow. there might be new military demands, and of course, everything happening along the border with syria is being seen as a threat by iran because iran is the closest ally besides russia of the syrian regime. in theory, yes, there's the potential for escalation, but let's not hope that this will take place in practice. >> thanks very much. and in syria, along with the shortage of medical and humanitarian supplies, the united nations says about 1 million people are going hungry. >> most of them are in regions where there is strong anti- government support and heavy fighting. it will food program says it has had to pull staff out of some of the most violent areas and also says the government will not provide security for aid shipments into some regions. faced with these conditions, many syrians are continuing to flee the country. to china now where protesters have gathered for a second day.